Principles of Financial Accounting (Chapters 1-17) / Edition 21 available in Hardcover
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About the Author
JOHN J. WILD is a distinguished professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He previously held appointments at Michigan State University and the University of Manchester in England. He received his BBA, MS, and PhD from the University of Wisconsin.
John teaches accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received numerous teaching honors, including the Mabel W. Chipman Excellence-in-Teaching Award and the departmental Excellence-in-Teaching Award, and he is a two-time recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from business graduates at the University of Wisconsin. He also received the Beta Alpha Psi and Roland F. Salmonson Excellence-in-Teaching Award from Michigan State University. John has received several research honors, is a past KPMG Peat Marwick National Fellow, and is a recipient of fellowships from the American Accounting Association and the Ernst and Young Foundation.
John is an active member of the American Accounting Association and its sections. He has served on several committees of these organizations, including the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, Wildman Award, National Program Advisory, Publications, and Research Committees. John is author of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and College Accounting, all published by McGraw-Hill Education.
John’s research articles on accounting and analysis appear in The Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; and other journals. He is past associate editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and has served on several editorial boards including The Accounting Review.
BARBARA CHIAPPETTA received her BBA in Accountancy and MS in Education from Hofstra University and is an emeritus tenured full professor at Nassau Community College. For many decades, she has been an active executive board member of the Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC), serving 10 years as vice president and as president from 1993 through 1999. As a member of the American Accounting Association, she has served on the Northeast Regional Steering Committee, chaired the Curriculum Revision Committee of the Two-Year Section, and participated in numerous national committees.
Barbara has been inducted into the American Accounting Association Hall of Fame for the Northeast Region. She has also received the Nassau Community College dean of instruction’s Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award. Barbara was honored with the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. As a confirmed believer in the benefits of the active learning pedagogy, Barbara has authored Student Learning Tools, an active learning workbook for a first-year accounting course, published by McGraw-Hill Education.
In her leisure time, Barbara enjoys tennis and participates on a USTA team. She also enjoys the challenge of bridge. Her husband, Robert, is an entrepreneur in the leisure sport industry. She has two sonsMichael, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property law, and David, a composer pursuing a career in music for film. Barbara has been an important member of this book’s author team, and her co-authors continue to acknowledge her substantial contributions to prior editions.
KEN W. SHAW is an associate professor of accounting and the KPMG/Joseph A. Silvoso Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of Missouri. He previously was on the faculty at the University of Maryland at College Park. He has also taught in international programs at the University of Bergamo (Italy) and the University of Alicante (Spain). He received an accounting degree from Bradley University and an MBA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant with work experience in public accounting.
Ken teaches accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received numerous School of Accountancy, College of Business, and university-level teaching awards. He was voted the “Most Influential Professor” by four School of Accountancy graduating classes and is a two-time recipient of the O’Brien Excellence in Teaching Award. He is the advisor to his school’s chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Ken is an active member of the American Accounting Association and its sections. He has served on many committees of these organizations and presented his research papers at national and regional meetings. Ken’s research appears in the Journal of Accounting Research; The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of the American Taxation Association; Strategic Management Journal; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Journal of Financial Research; and other journals. He has served on the editorial boards of Issues in Accounting Education; Journal of Business Research; and Research in Accounting Regulation. Ken is co-author of Financial and Managerial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and College Accounting, all published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1- Accounting in Business Chapter 2- Analyzing and Recording TransactionsChapter 3-Adjusting Accounts and Preparing Financial Statements Chapter 4-Completing the Accounting Cycle Chapter 5-Accounting for Merchandising OperationsChapter 6 -Inventories and Cost of Sales Chapter 7-Accounting Information Systems Chapter 8-Cash and Internal ControlsChapter 9-Accounting for Receivables Chapter 10-Plant Assets, Natural Resources, and Intangibles Chapter 11-Current Liabilities and Payroll Accounting Chapter 12-Accounting for Partnerships Chapter 13-Accounting for Corporations Chapter 14-Long-Term Liabilities Chapter 15-Investments and International Operations Chapter 16-Reporting the Statement of Cash Flows Chapter 17-Analysis of Financial Statements